How to mount a dos floppy ?
lunixer at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 01:54:17 UTC 2007
On 9/20/07, Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel at infinity-ltd.com> wrote:
> Aldo Foot wrote:
> > Gents,
> > is the /etc/floppy file needed for /dev/fd0 to work?
> > The file /etc/floppy does not exist in a newly installed system, so I
> > somewhere that in order to use the floppy you have to create the file
> > with the command
> > # floppy --createrc >/etc/floppy
> > But even after executing the command in FC7 I could not format the
> > using /dev/fd0, I had to use
> > # fdformat /dev/fd0u1440.
> > Please note that the file /dev/fd0 did exist. Any comments appreciated.
> > ~Aldo.
> You should really have started a new message for this...
> You can use setfdprm to set the format, and then format /dev/fd0, or
> you can use the floppy command instead of the fdformat command. The
> device entries for the different floppy formats are not created by udev.
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You're right. I should have started another thread. Sorry.
I'll use the tips you gave me. Thanks so far.
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